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Charles Goetzman


Posted By: Tina Keister (email)
Date: 1/17/2006 at 22:49:59

Charles Goetzman, harness and saddle maker, Boone was born in Elsos, Germany, in 1834, and when six years old came with his parents to the United States and settled in Ohio, in his youth he learned his present trade and has followed it as an occupation very successfully since that period, he removed from Ohio to Indiana and thence to Davenport, Iowa, and from this place removed to Des Moines, in 1855 he came to Boonesboro and established his present business, and is the pioneer house in his line in the central and northwest portions of the State, as a business man he has been upright, honorable and reliable, a man of quick perception, clear judgement and possessing a high sense of honor, as a citizen he is publis-spirited and generous and much interested in educational matters, he has ever proved himself a faithful friend and outspoken opponent, he was married in September 1858, to Miss P C McCall, a native of Tennessee, but a resident of Boone county, they have a family of eight children: Wallace H, Mary L, Florence, Albert L, Lottie, Kate, Texie, and Daisy, lost one: Willie

From the 1880 Boone county History Book


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